Legend of the race

Motorsport. Lance ‘Spike’ Jones has done it again, for the last time.  Racing in the Baskerville Historics at Baskerville Raceway in the south on the weekend, the Smithton driver announced his retirement from the competitive sport.  Taking his trusty 1970 BMW 2002 TI through the qualifying round, Spike recorded a time of 1.02 seconds to …

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Super Spike

Motorsport. Smithton’s Lance “Spike” Jones earned himself third place at the 2016 Tasmanian Super Series last Sunday (November 20). Driving his trusty 1970 BMW 2002 TI in the series’ sixth and final round, Spike qualified second earning a second and two third placings and finishing the day in second place. Despite not competing in two …

2 years ago

Master of motorsport

Event. Seventy-two years old and Lance “Spike” Jones is a natural behind the steering wheel. The Smithton racing legend has come away with a placing at the 2016 Baskerville Historics event held from September 30 to October 2. Driving his trusty 1970s model BMW 2002 TI, Spike finished outright third in the event – “a …

2 years ago
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Spike’s state title

Achievement. Smithton’s Lance ‘Spike’ Jones has earnt his first Tasmanian title in motorsport, and in part, owes it to the camaraderie of his fellow racers. “I’m over the moon,” Spike, 71, said on Monday. “After 52 years of motorsport, to win a Tassie title is unreal!” The thought makes him emotional, especially under the circumstances …

3 years ago

Speedy Spike

Motorsport. Lance ‘Spike’ Jones has narrowly missed out on the Baskerville Historics title at the weekend after a drive-through penalty lap set him back. Qualifying on pole in the races for his classification – Group N under three-litre, Spike won all of his five races in the lead up to Sunday’s final, however was flagged …

3 years ago